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Financial Aid

Overview

The Financial Aid program is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible students from federal, state, institutional, and private funding sources. The program also provides information to families about sources of funding, application procedures, and advice on financial and budgeting issues. Financial assistance can help you manage college costs and pay for college tuition, fees, and books.

Financial aid options include:

  • Grants
  • Loans
  • Federal Work-Study (FWS) Programs
  • Scholarships

How to Apply for Financial Aid

You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and submit any requested information to the PC Financial Aid Office by the priority deadline in order to have your application reviewed before the tuition due date. Financial aid applications received after this date will still be considered for aid, but students will not actually receive their award letter until after the start of the semester. You can find any outstanding items on the Financial Aid "To Do" list on the My.maricopa self service site.

Priority Deadlines:

  • Summer 2014 - April 1, 2014
  • Fall 2014 - July 1, 2014
  • Spring 2015 - November 1, 2014

Net Price Calculator

The net price calculator is a tool to help students estimate the total cost of attending Phoenix College. Taking into consideration everything from tuition and fees to books and supplies, transportation and dependent expenses, the net Calculatorprice calculator is an easy, quick and convenient way to estimate yearly educational expenses.

The calculator also estimates the total financial aid a student will receive, if eligible, and deducts that amount for the estimated net price.

Note: Actual net price can vary significantly based on student eligibility and does not represent an actual award. Submission of the FAFSA is the only way to obtain a true and accurate determination of eligibility. Estimates apply to full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students.